Eye health

Sightsavers signs an MoU with Department of Health, Government of Bihar

The State Health Society Bihar (SHSB) and Sightsavers India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the National Programme for Control of Blindness and Visual Impairment (NPCB&VI) in the State of Bihar.

A young girl with her father.

Envisioning a beautiful tomorrow

In most rural communities, eye health (if available) is limited to cataract screening with limited or no attention given to other eye ailments.

Younus’ story

75 year old Younus was diagnosed with cataract in both eyes and was brought to Sitapur Eye Hospital by the eye screening team for the cataract operation.

Food for Eyes

How often have we been randomly advised to have a fair amount of vegetables for better eyesight? But is that going to be sufficient for maintaining healthy eyes? Let’s find out!

Sightsavers with the support of Baxter inaugurates an all-girls school eye health programme in Howrah

Taking a step towards empowering the girl child, Sightsavers with the support of Baxter and in collaboration with Susrut Eye Foundation and Research Centre inaugurated its Vidyajyoti All Girls’ School Eye Health Programme.

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Julekha’s story

Julekha Bee, 70 years old, suffered with eye problems before being diagnosed with cataract at a Sightsavers-supported screening camp.

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Rukmani’s story

Teachers at a school in Bhopal, India, identified 4 year old Rukmani's cataract as part of a Sightsavers School Eye Health Programme.

Inauguration of Shahbad Dairy Vision Centre in New Delhi

Sightsavers in association with Baxter India and Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital launched a new Vision Centre under its Urban Eye Health Programme in Shahbad Dairy, New Delhi.

Vijayamala’s story

84-year-old Vijayamala comes from an extremely remote village, but a visit to a screening camp organised by Sightsavers helped her to see again.

A family standing together.

The family with cataract

Father to seven children, Sanjesh Yadav lives with his wife, Chandrakala in Vidisha district, Madhya Pradesh and both suffer from cataract.

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